Christie Hefner

Born Nov 8, 1952

Christie Ann Hefner is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Playboy Enterprises, the company created by her father, Hugh Hefner. She stepped down from her position at Playboy on January 30, 2009. She has often worked with the progressive political organization Center for American Progress. Their site describes her as having "long been involved in electing progressive candidates, advancing women, first amendment issues, and advancing treatment for people with HIV/AIDS."… Read More

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    Christie Hefner: You Get What You Can Negotiate
    Huffington Post - Oct 24, 2013
  • Hollywood, Indie Worlds Come Together For Ebert Tribute
    Huffington Post - Apr 11, 2013
  • Center For American Progress' Christie Hefner: Climate Change A Factor In Chicago's Murder Rate (Jeff Poor/The Daily Caller)
    Memeorandum - Jan 31, 2013
  • Christie Hefner Buys Michigan Avenue Condo
    Chicago Times - Dec 18, 2012


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1952 Birth Born on November 8, 1952.


1974 21 Years Old She graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University with a Bachelors degree in English and American literature in 1974. … Read More
1982 29 Years Old In 1982, she became president of Playboy Enterprises, and was made chairman of the board and CEO in 1988. … Read More


1995 42 Years Old She married former Illinois State Senator William A. Marovitz, a real estate developer and attorney, in 1995 and lives in Chicago. … Read More


2008 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she released a memo to employees about her efforts to streamline the company's operations, including eliminating its DVD division and laying off staff.
2011 58 Years Old In May 2011, she was named Executive Chairman of Canyon Ranch Enterprises, a new company extending their brand and health and wellness expertise. … Read More
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